Aweidah Gallery - Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317329 (stock #1325)
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ALABASTER FIGURE OF A FEMALE
Roman period, 3rd Century A.D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #862676
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Ancient Near Eastern "MESOPOTAMIAN" stone amulet of a fish with nice incised details, dating to around 2000 BC

Measurements: Length: 3.5 cm - Height: 1 cm

condition: Intact as found

For thousands of years, since before recorded history, man has worn amulets and talismans for luck and protection. The stones, feathers, teeth and claws that adorned early cultures eventually gave way to an array of amulets whose powers were as varied as their forms...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #494479
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Extremely rare Roman stone fragments of a Sarcophagus.

Dated from, 100 - 200 AD

Measurements: Height: 17 cm - Width: 20 cm / Sides: Height: 16 cm - Width: 10 cm - Height: 16 cm - Width: 10 cm.

Condition: Intact as excavated. Not repaired and not restored.

Excavated in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Holy Land. All items that we offer for sale come with a certificate of authenticity.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1206741
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From Jerusalem, ancient Roman "Samaritan" decorated pottery oil lamp depicting a floral design all around the filling hole and two crossed spears at the nozzle

Dated from, 3rd Century AD

Dimensions: Length: 9.5 cm - Width: 6 cm

Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored

Found in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1201868 (stock #768)
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EGYPTIAN FAIENCE GLAZED JAR
ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

Rare style with spherical body, two handles, disc foot, short cylindrical neck and flattened rim, decorated in molded relief with a band of stylized lotus flower.

Measurements: Height: 16.5 cm – Diameter: 19 cm

Condition: Hole and chips in the base with missing parts at the rim as shown otherwise intact, not repaired and not restored

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317364
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LIMESTONE HEAD OF A YOUTH
Roman, PALMYRA, 1st Century AD

A charming limestone head of a youth. Depicted with a serene expression on his face, oval face with a rounded chin, his hair in thick luscious corkscrew curls brushed forward in short pointed locks...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #880854
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Aweidah Gallery is pleased to offer this ancient museum quality Sumerian beads necklace, dating from 2200 - 1800 BC

Length: 43 cm

Sumerians valued jewelry as a sign of status and wealth. Among the many achievements of the Sumerians was their craftsmanship in the production of jewelry. The people of this area adorned themselves with jewelry of all kinds. They used a variety of materials for necklaces including semi-precious stones...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #880866
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Aweidah Gallery is pleased to offer this ancient museum quality Sumerian beads necklace, dating from 2200 - 1800 BC

Length: 45 cm

Sumerians valued jewelry as a sign of status and wealth. Among the many achievements of the Sumerians was their craftsmanship in the production of jewelry. The people of this area adorned themselves with jewelry of all kinds. They used a variety of materials for necklaces including semi-precious stones...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #880868
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Aweidah Gallery is pleased to offer this ancient museum quality Sumerian beads necklace, dating from 2200 - 1800 BC

Length: 44 cm

Sumerians valued jewelry as a sign of status and wealth. Among the many achievements of the Sumerians was their craftsmanship in the production of jewelry. The people of this area adorned themselves with jewelry of all kinds. They used a variety of materials for necklaces including semi-precious stones...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1140773
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We are pleased to offer this important and very rare ancient biblical Iron Age pottery figure of an Astarte "Fertility/ Mother Goddess"

Dated from, Dated from, 1000 - 586 BC "Time of the Kings of ancient Israel

The general consensus appears to be that the pillar figurines probably represent some form of "Mother Goddess" personifying fertility, possibly the goddess Astarte of the Canaanites, sidonians, and Philistines

Hand-formed body and a mold formed head, solid cylindrical pillar...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1375966 (stock #4401)
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ROMAN BRONZE WINGED NUDE EROS
ROMAN IMPERIAL, 1ST CENTURY AD

Love’s messenger stands in a relaxed pose with detailed facial features. Finely modeled in a naturalistic way, with childish proportions and chubby features. The figure is in a relaxed posture with the lively movement of the twisted head and body, twin wings with wonderful incised feathers attached to his back. He was probably holding a bow and arrow, now missing...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1317360 (stock #3862)
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NEAR-EASTERN PERSIAN BRONZE MACE-HEAD
Lurestan, Late 2nd/Early 1st Millennium B.C.

A charming Lurestan mace-head with octagonal shaft and faceted knobs around the swollen head, flanked by grooved bands.

Measurements:
Length: 15 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Condition: Perfect condition with natural patina

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1224097 (stock #1566)
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A beautiful ancient Roman marble head of Zeus Serapis, dated from, 100 AD

Measurements: Height: 7.5 cm - Width: 6 cm
Height on stand: 15 cm

Nicely mounted on a plexi-glass display stand

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1375976 (stock #4084)
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BRONZE FIGURE OF A DANCER
Roman period, 100 - 300 AD

Measurements:
Height: 7.5 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Height on stand: 12 cm

Beautiful natural patina as found

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1213821 (stock #1733)
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Extremely rare ancient Canaanite pottery head of a god wearing a conical helmet with incised eyes, dating to approximately, 2200 BC

Measurements: Height: 9 cm - Width: 4 cm - Height on stand: 14 cm

Condition: Good condition with earthy natural patina as found

Found in Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1375952 (stock #126)
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ANCIENT TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A HORSE WITH SHARP DETAILS.
Egypt, Greco-Roman, 100 BC/AD

Remains of white paint pigments

This is a wonderful opportunity to own an affordable, authentic piece of ancient art that represents a fusion of three of the greatest cultures in history

Condition; Good condition as shown

Measurements:
Length: 13.5 cm
Height: 12.5 cm

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1375963 (stock #3710)
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BRONZE FIGURE OF A STANDING BULL
Roman Imperial, 1st - 2nd Century AD

Measurements:
Height: 4.5 cm
Length: 5.5 cm
Height on stand: 11.5 cm

Condition: Excellent archaeological condition with lovely patina

Found in Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1375960 (stock #557)
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HOLLOW TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF HARPOCRATES
“GOD OF SILENCE”
EGYPT, GRECO-ROMAN 100 BC – 100 AD

Hollow terracotta figure of harpocrates with remains of white paint on the surface “God of Secrecy and silence” Harpocrates is shown seated with his right forefinger to his lips

This gesture was misconstrued by the Greek and Roman conquerors as an exhortation of silence and consequently adopted Harpocrates as the God of secrecy and silence

Measurements:
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317358 (stock #4607)
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ALABASTER FRAGMENTARY FEMALE HEAD
Roman period, 1st – 2nd Century AD

Measurements:
Height: 4 cm
Width: 4 cm
Height on stand: 10.5 cm

Condition: Good condition as found

Nicely mounted on a plexi-glass “Lucite” display stand on high quality.

Found in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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#646078

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1363318 (stock #1282)
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A BEAUTIFUL POTTERY SET "OIL LAMP AND AN OIL FILLER"
HOLY LAND; ROMAN; HERODIAN, 37 BC – 70 AD
Second temple period
Time of Jesus and King Herod the Great

Antiquities are valuable because of their historical and cultural values and especially because of their provenance in the biblical lands during the biblical period. To own a "biblical" artifact is to possess a genuine, one-of-a-kind, object that puts one in actual physical contact with the world of the Bible...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1352614 (stock #4484)
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TERRACOTTA FEMALE HEAD WTH SHARP FACIAL FEATURES
Greco - Roman period, 100 BC/AD

Dimensions:
Height: 7 cm
Width: 5.5 cm
Height on stand: 10 cm

Condition: Good condition

Found Jericho "Jordan Valley" Holy Land

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#744847

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1244237
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Oil Lamp

Biblical, Holy Land
Late Bronze Age
1550 – 1200 BC
“Time of Moses”

Gracefully displayed in a beautiful wooden frame which will definitely add a unique touch and addition to any room in any house

Measurements:
Length: 14 cm -
Width: 14.5 cm

Frame dimensions:
Height: 43 cm
Width: 43 cm

Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1355664
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GLASS FLASK
ROMAN PERIOD, 1st - 2nd Cent. AD

This lovely perfume vessel with beautiful patina has survived the centuries with its beauty intact. The flattened body rising to a firm and graceful cylindrical neck with a rim folded outwards.

One of the earliest types of free blown-glass vessels in an elongated bottle with a short body and a long neck. The content of such bottles could be poured out slowly, in tiny drops, and the small mouth was easily stoppered...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1362197 (stock #188)
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PERFUME POTTERY JAR
Holy Land, Canaanite, biblical Middle Bronze Age, 1850 - 1550 BC
Time of Abraham

Double-shaped handle, ovoid body with a rim folded outwards!

Dimensions:
Height: 13.5 cm

Diameter: 8.5 cm
Height on stand: 9 cm

Condition: Rim chipped as shown with age weathering on the surface otherwise intact.

Found in Hebron "City of Abraham" south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

Antiquities are valuable because of their historical and cultu...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1356095
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PERFUME POTTERY JAR
Holy Land, Canaanite, biblical Middle Bronze Age, 1850 - 1550 BC
Time of Abraham
Double-shaped handle, flat base with some ancient paint pigments around the body!

Dimensions:
Height: 12 cm

Diameter: 8.5 cm
Height on stand: 15.6 cm

Condition: Handle/Neck professionally repaired hard to see otherwise intact

Found in Hebron "City of Abraham" south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

Antiquities are valuable because of thei...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1376476 (stock #1083)
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POTTERY PERFUME JAR
HOLY LAND, Roman “Herodian” 37 BC – 100 AD
Second temple period
Time of Christ

Globular ribbed body with a shaped neck and handle.

Dimensions:
Height: 10.5 cm
Diameter: 7 cm
Height on stand: 15 cm

Condition: Good condition as shown

Found in Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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Antiquities are valuable because of their his...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #611984 (stock #2943)
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POTTERY OIL LAMP HOLY LAND – ROMAN “HERODIAN DYNASTY”
SECOND TEMPLE PERIOD
37 BC – 70 AD
Time of Jesus and King Herod the Great

Measurements:
Length: 8.5 cm
Width: 6 cm

Condition: Intact with nice earthy patina

Found in Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

A lamp such as this might have lit homes during the time of Jesus...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1177994
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You are considering a very attractive ancient Egyptian Hyksos mummy beads necklace dating to Hyksos period, 1500 BC

Measurements: Length: 46 cm ALL ITEMS THAT WE OFFER FOR SALE COME WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY Reference:
Egyptian Mummy beads
Egyptian burial sites have yielded enormous quantities of beads in many varieties...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1206639
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A wonderful set of ancient arrowheads from three different periods, Iron Age, 1000 BC - Greek- 400 BC and the Roman period, 100 – 300 AD

One of the reasons for the soldier's success was their weapons. Besides his sword or spear, the most common weapon for a soldier would have been his bow and arrow...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1153446
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Egyptian Bronze and Alabaster Eyes, Late New Kingdom, ca. 1307-1069BC.

Almond-shaped eye inlays with eyebrows, the well-formed lid and cosmetic line crafted of bronze and inlaid with irises of alabaster; the pupils in black pigment. Perhaps from an anthropoid sarcophagus or a monumental statue.

Measurements: Length: 9.3 cm – Height: 2.5 cm – Height on stand: 18 x 22 cm

Condition: Good condition with beautiful brown patina

The eyes are professionally and nicely mounted on a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1218097
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A very well preserved ancient terra-cotta baby rattle, dated from, 2nd Millennium BC

Measurements: Length:11 cm - Diameter: 6.5 cm - Height on stand: 11 cm

Condition: Intact, excellent archaeolgical condition, not repaired and not restored

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1177992
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You are considering a very attractive ancient Roman red stone beads nicely recomposed in the shape of a grape bunch earrings

Dated from, 100 AD

Height: 6 cm

Found in Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1240393
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RARE- AN AMLASH TERRACOTTA HUMP-BACKED BULL RHYTON
10TH-8TH CENTURY B.C. 


The HUGE stunning hollow burnished zoomorphic vessel with prominent rump and neck hump, the muzzle extending into a long spout, with curved horns and punched circular incised eyes, with vertical ridges for the dewlap and tail, on four tapering legs.

Dimensions:
Height: 29 cm
Length: 38 cm

Condition: One leg and two horns has been re-attached, tip of horn is missing with some repai...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1240365
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Holy Land - Byzantine Period; 5th Century AD

Inscribed terra-cotta oil lamp, “The light of Christ shines for all” reads the inscription on this Byzantine oil lamp found throughout Palestine, but especially in Jerusalem.

The Greek inscription, Jodi Magness suggests, indicates the lamps were lit during the Ceremony of the Holy Fire in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalem and that’s what make the oil lamp more rare and special

Dimensions:
Length: 10 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1141137
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From Jerusalem, ancient Roman miniature basalt stone mortar "Grinder" with a tripod legs and a pestle "Would have been used to grind medicine or cosmetics"

Dated from, 100 - 300 AD

Measurements; Height: 6 cm - Diameter: 14 cm - Height+Pestle: 10 cm

Condition: Good condition as found

Found in Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1178150
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Ancient Greek highly painted pottery LEKYTHOS, depicting three dancing figures , dating to approximately 500 BC

Lekythoi (plural of lekythos) were used to hold oil or perfume, especially during religious ceremonies also at baths and gymnasiums and for funerary offerings Graceful body tapered to the base, and a narrow neck with a loop-shaped handle.

There are several variations in shapes; the cylindrical type, like this one, was first seen in the last third of the sixth-century and wou...